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    @draco69, ah.. sorry for the confusion:

    1. you should copy/extract the contents of the iso file to your usb stick; not copy the entire iso file literally.

    2. if you have a working w7, just forget about the part about '1\Windows\Boot\EFI\'. while you're on your w7, use the file C:\Windows\Boot\EFI\bootmgfw.efi

    3. if you have extract the contents of the iso file into your usb stick, you should have seen those directories that i described in your usb stick.

    as for the uefi boot option, i mean if you have that in your bios. but first, please tell me your g75 model number (g75vw/x-yyyy), and what your bios version is.

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    I have the G55, and I wanted to install ubuntu. However, there was no option in the BIOS to disable Secure Boot/CSM. Any ideas?

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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array rewben PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)G55VW-3D
    MotherboardASROCK Z97 EXTREME 6
    ProcessorINTEL 4790K
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL RIPJAWZ 2400MHZ (F3-19200CL10Q-32GBZHD)
    Graphics Card #1ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
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    MonitorDELL U2713HM
    Storage #1SAMSUNG SM843 480GB X2
    Storage #2WD GREEN 3TB X2
    CPU CoolerSWIFTECH H240-X
    CaseNZXT H440
    Power SupplyTHERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER XT PLATINUM 1275W
    Keyboard CORSAIR K70 RGB
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    if you are running stock w8, you will have those options.

    it's highly probable that your machine is preloaded with stock w7, that means you don't have those options. so you can do what you want right away.

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    There is no option to disable secure boot, but when I boot the disk in UEFI mode, it briefly flashes "Secure Boot not enabled" before booting the Ubuntu Live USB. Afterwards, the Ubuntu live system doesn't see my Windows 7 install.

    Is this an issue w/ Secure Boot or something else?

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    Laptop (Model)G55VW-3D
    MotherboardASROCK Z97 EXTREME 6
    ProcessorINTEL 4790K
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL RIPJAWZ 2400MHZ (F3-19200CL10Q-32GBZHD)
    Graphics Card #1ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
    Graphics Card #2ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
    MonitorDELL U2713HM
    Storage #1SAMSUNG SM843 480GB X2
    Storage #2WD GREEN 3TB X2
    CPU CoolerSWIFTECH H240-X
    CaseNZXT H440
    Power SupplyTHERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER XT PLATINUM 1275W
    Keyboard CORSAIR K70 RGB
    Mouse STEELSERIES KINZU V3
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    uh? what is the model number of your laptop? (it's something like g75vw/x-yyyy)

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    Hello peeps!

    Im thinking of buying a g75vx since my old msi gx740 is dying. I've been checking out threads about the g75vx and I am not 100% sure yet.

    1. I'm planning to buy a SSD to it straight away, can you recommend one? Speed doesn't matter that much since all SSDs are fast enough for me these days hence, having the 750tb hdd that comes with the computer forå storage, the ssd for w8 and gaming

    2. Do i have to upgrade the bios or uefi before I wipe and does a fresh install of w8?

    3. It is uefi, not bios that is recommended to run? Will I have a choice?

    4. How limited is w8 with uefi, I still get to make partitions as I like them during the install of w8?

    EDIT: Btw, what is the big differences between VX and VW? For some reason most shops here in Sweden only have the VW in storage.
    Last edited by hobs0n; 03-25-2013 at 08:51 AM.

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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array rewben PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)G55VW-3D
    MotherboardASROCK Z97 EXTREME 6
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    Memory (part number)G.SKILL RIPJAWZ 2400MHZ (F3-19200CL10Q-32GBZHD)
    Graphics Card #1ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
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    MonitorDELL U2713HM
    Storage #1SAMSUNG SM843 480GB X2
    Storage #2WD GREEN 3TB X2
    CPU CoolerSWIFTECH H240-X
    CaseNZXT H440
    Power SupplyTHERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER XT PLATINUM 1275W
    Keyboard CORSAIR K70 RGB
    Mouse STEELSERIES KINZU V3
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    Quote Originally Posted by hobs0n View Post
    1. I'm planning to buy a SSD to it straight away, can you recommend one? Speed doesn't matter that much since all SSDs are fast enough for me these days hence, having the 750tb hdd that comes with the computer forå storage, the ssd for w8 and gaming
    my own preferences:
    consumer ssd: plextor m5s, samsung 840, intel 335
    performance ssd: samsung 840 pro, plextor m5p, intel 520, samsung 830

    2. Do i have to upgrade the bios or uefi before I wipe and does a fresh install of w8?
    in general, you should upgrade your bios before doing a fresh install. however, if you do not have issues with your laptop, you can skip this.

    3. It is uefi, not bios that is recommended to run? Will I have a choice?
    you can run bios or uefi. this depends on what you want to use the laptop for.

    for vx machines, it's by default to run in uefi (it has some advantages such as fast boot optimizations over bios). however, bios is still fine.

    4. How limited is w8 with uefi, I still get to make partitions as I like them during the install of w8?
    for a fresh install, you can do whatever you want (except that you should follow the uefi partition scheme)

    EDIT: Btw, what is the big differences between VX and VW? For some reason most shops here in Sweden only have the VW in storage.
    to me: vx has thunderbolt, and .ac wifi adapter, 670mx nvidia gpu.

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    rewben;

    I spoke with Asus technicians several times regarding the process of adding an SSD drive to my g75vx and migrating my windows 8 install to it. The final call concluded with a manager stating "you need to buy windows again so you can get a disc, then you can add a new drive". What b.s. considering I already own it on a laptop I just bought from them. I followed your well thought out guide and I am up and running without purchasing a new Windows 8 OS.

    It is really sad when the best technical support comes from the users rather than the source. Fantastic laptop for the money. Can play Rift at high settings without lag (22fps in conquests, 42 in warfronts, 50+ everywhere else). If it wasn't for you rewben, I would be dead in the water, thank you sincerely, you are an asset to the community. (miyoshi, rift)

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    Rewben,

    I created this account in ROG forum just to say thank you to you!
    Just purchased a G75VX few days ago and the first thing that came in mind was to upgrade the stock 750GB 5400rpm to SSD.
    Was quite confusing of the procedures and read many threads online and your work of summarizing them together and your helpful replies to others really help me a lot.
    Now I am just waiting for my SSD to arrive then will do the upgrade myself.

    Again, big thank to you, Rewben! God bless...

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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array rewben PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)G55VW-3D
    MotherboardASROCK Z97 EXTREME 6
    ProcessorINTEL 4790K
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL RIPJAWZ 2400MHZ (F3-19200CL10Q-32GBZHD)
    Graphics Card #1ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
    Graphics Card #2ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5
    MonitorDELL U2713HM
    Storage #1SAMSUNG SM843 480GB X2
    Storage #2WD GREEN 3TB X2
    CPU CoolerSWIFTECH H240-X
    CaseNZXT H440
    Power SupplyTHERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER XT PLATINUM 1275W
    Keyboard CORSAIR K70 RGB
    Mouse STEELSERIES KINZU V3
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    Quote Originally Posted by deftelement View Post
    rewben;

    I spoke with Asus technicians several times regarding the process of adding an SSD drive to my g75vx and migrating my windows 8 install to it. The final call concluded with a manager stating "you need to buy windows again so you can get a disc, then you can add a new drive". What b.s. considering I already own it on a laptop I just bought from them. I followed your well thought out guide and I am up and running without purchasing a new Windows 8 OS.

    It is really sad when the best technical support comes from the users rather than the source. Fantastic laptop for the money. Can play Rift at high settings without lag (22fps in conquests, 42 in warfronts, 50+ everywhere else). If it wasn't for you rewben, I would be dead in the water, thank you sincerely, you are an asset to the community. (miyoshi, rift)
    Quote Originally Posted by yangshfmarine View Post
    Rewben,

    I created this account in ROG forum just to say thank you to you!
    Just purchased a G75VX few days ago and the first thing that came in mind was to upgrade the stock 750GB 5400rpm to SSD.
    Was quite confusing of the procedures and read many threads online and your work of summarizing them together and your helpful replies to others really help me a lot.
    Now I am just waiting for my SSD to arrive then will do the upgrade myself.

    Again, big thank to you, Rewben! God bless...
    hey @deftelement and @yangshfmarine, welcome to ROG, and please don't mention it

    like i said in the beginning of this thread, it is a collective effort of our friends in the ROG community; and all i did is to put them together. i am glad and happy to know you guys found it useful.

    but it you need more in-depth answers, please do a search and do ask in related threads.

    join us if you guys had time. remember, this place is not just for you to ask technical questions

    @deftelement, yes, but most of the times that's really the case (although it should not be that way, but users tend to have more knowledge than official technicians regarding their own products, maybe because we use it more often than they do). g75vx is a good machine

    @yangshfmarine, along the way if you found a problem or what not, please do a search first and ask in related threads.

    thank you, guys. you have made my day

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